Which top players can’t spell Praggnanandhaa?

Can you spell Praggnanandhaa?

He’s boy with the big future – and an even bigger name.

Teen star Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa has taken the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour by storm this year with a series of impressive performances.

The youngster – known as Pragg for short – has beaten Magnus Carlsen and currently sits 4th in the overall standings having earned $40,000 so far.

But it’s not only his chess that the top players find tricky – so too his name, it seems.

Here’s what happened when our commentator GM David Howell set four of the world’s best chess players the challenge of spelling Pragg’s name correctly:

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